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Kamminga Continues Breaststroke Record Siege, Hits 2:07.96 Lifetime Best

Arno Kamminga closed out the FINA World Cup Series in Budapest in style, knocking down another record en route to completing his trifecta of breast wins.

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Helena Gasson Wraps Up NZL Short Course C’ships With 200 Fly Record

Another day, another Kiwi national record for 24-year-old Helena Gasson, as she wrapped up the NZL SC Championships with a 200m fly gold.

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Breaststroke Bonanza: Japan’s Ippei Watanabe Joining Matt Wilson In Australia

Japan’s Ippei Watanabe is set to travel to Aussie Matt Wilson’s training base next month. The men finished with the respective bronze and silver in Gwangju.

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Iron Lady Crushes 400 IM Field, Morozov Hits 47.99 On Day 2 Of FINA World Cup

Katinka Hosszu easily defeated the women’s 400m IM field tonight in Budapest, one that included her ex-coach Shane Tusup’s new protege, Ilaria Cusinato.

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Toussaint & Kamminga Double Up On Golds & Dutch National Records

Kira Toussaint and Arno Kamminga kept the ball rolling on day 2, in Budapest. with the pair continuing their record-breaking streaks.

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Helena Gasson Becomes First Kiwi Under 58 Seconds In Women’s SCM 100 Fly

24-year-old Helena Gasson kept both her win streak and record-breaking streak alive on the penultimate night of the NZL SCM Championships.

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Vlad Morozov Secures 100th World Cup Series Gold Medal

Russia’s Vlad Morozov earned his 100th World Cup Series gold medal with his 50m free victory tonight in Budapest, Hungary.

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Morozov Hammers Out 21.50 To Open FINA World Cup – Budapest

Russia’s Vlad Morozov is picking up this FINA World Cup Series cluster #2 right where he left off, as the fastest 50m freestyler of the night.

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Kamminga Clocks 59.05 100 Breast Dutch Record In Budapest

While competing on day 1 of the 2019 FINA World Cup Series stop in Budapest, Hungary, Arno Kamminga raced to his fastest 100m breaststroke time ever.

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FINA World Cup Budapest: Kira Toussaint Fires Off Dutch Record In 50 Back

Kira Toussaint kicked off her FINA World Cup Series cluster #2 in style, producing a new Dutch Record in the women’s 50m back.

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Swim Ireland Publishes Selection Policy For 2020 Olympic Games

Swim Ireland has published its selection policy for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Darragh Greene’s World Championships swim gets him halfway there.

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Ryan & Hyland Head Up Senior & Junior Mix Of Irish Euro SC C’ships Squad

Swim Ireland has revealed its 19-strong roster set to compete at the 2019 LEN European Short Course Championships slated for Glasgow, Scotland in December.

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Swimming Australia Publishes 2020 Olympic Games Qualifying Criteria

Kyle Chalmers is taking a look at what it will take to make the Australian Olympic team, based on the qualifying criteria just published.

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Helena Gasson Snags 2nd New Zealand Record In As Many Days

24-year-old Helena Gasson notched her second national record in as many days while competing at the 2019 New Zealand Short Course Championships.

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Flashback to Rio As British Swimming Releases Stiff Qualifying Times For Tokyo

World Record holder Adam Peaty should have no problem dipping under the stiff British Swimming qualifying times for the 2020 Olympic Games.

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